IMPEACHMENT: Pandemonium as thugs attack pro, anti-Aregbesola protesters


Osogbo—There was a drama in Osogbo yesterday when people suspected to be thugs disrupted a pro and anti-Aregbesola protesters over a petition by Justice Folahanmi Oloyede, a serving judge of the state high court to the state House of Assembly to investigate Governor Rauf Aregbesola for alleged mismanagement of the

Managing APC’s house of confusion


THE much expected meeting of the National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress,APC, finally held last weekend. The meeting was aimed at resolving the National Assembly leadership crisis that has divided the ruling APC down the middle. Since June 9 when what increasingly appears like a renegade segment of

Ex-gov Nnamani forfeits assets over money laundering charge


Lagos—A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, ordered the forfeiture of multi-billion Naira assets allegedly belonging to former Enugu State governor, Dr Chimaroke Nnamani. The post Ex-gov Nnamani forfeits assets over money laundering charge appeared first on Vanguard News.

Bailout: CBN directs states to submit loan details

The Central Bank of Nigeria has asked state governments to furnish it with the details of their loan obligations latest today (Wednesday). The directive was contained in a statement issued late on Monday night by the Federal Ministry of Finance.

Bailout: Workers, others warn govs against wasteful spending

Workers from across the country have welcomed the news of the approval by President Muhammadu Buhari of a special bailout package for the three tiers of government to settle outstanding salary obligations. However, the workers and other analysts have warned government officials, especially state governors, against spending the money on

Jill Scott Says ‘It Hurts’ that She Defended Bill Cosby | Adds She is ‘Completely Disgusted’


A few months ago when the Bill Cosby rape allegations surfaced, singer and actress Jill Scott was one of the people who defended the legendry comedian. Click here if you missed it. But now in light of the latest development (Documents surfaced from Bill Cosby’s 2005 rape case where he

OmogeMura Presents “The Omoge Summer Edit”

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Online lifestyle magazine OmogeMura has released its first summer edit, “The Omoge Summer Edit“. The Omoge Summer Edit is a fun, flirty representation of the girl we write for, unafraid of big label brands and eager to promote boutique labels, creating niche fashion. She embraces all brands and marries them

Banks record N25.61bn fraud in 2014–NDIC

The rate of fraud in the banking sector rose by 182.77 per cent from 3,786 cases in 2013 to 10,612 cases as of December 2014, the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation has said.

Tanker fires are preventable

Like in many parts of the world, Bulk Road Vehicles transporting hydrocarbon fuels like Liquefied Petroleum Gas, gasoline (petrol), kerosene (jet fuel), gasoil (diesel), ethanol, ethyl oxide and others, are destructive bombs that are licensed to move on our roads. Transported hydrocarbon fuels are useful but inherently dangerous, needing special

Man apprehended with fake €1.25m at Lagos airport

The Murtala Muhammed Airport Police Command in Lagos has arrested a 45-year old man, Mr. Lawrence Agbe, for allegedly being in possession of €1.25m (about N274m), suspected to be fake currencies.

EFCC alleges plot to scuttle N8bn fraud trial

The lead counsel for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), has accused the defence counsel in the N8bn mutilated currency fraud suit involving some staff of the Central Bank of Nigeria and other commercial banks of making attempt to scuttle the trial. At the resumed trial before

Shipping agent arraigned for diverting goods

A 33-year-old shipping agent, Kazeem Alege, has been arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court, Lagos State, for allegedly diverting three containers of charcoal valued at N4.2m.

APC should respect Buhari’s view on Saraki —Melaye

The senator representing Kogi-West senatorial district, Dino Melaye, has urged the All Progressives Congress to respect the view of President Muahammdu Buhari on the emergence of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.

Robbers attack Jigawa gov’s media aide, snatch vehicle

Malam Bello Zaki, the Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Governor Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa State, has been attacked by armed robbers. Zaki was attacked on Sunday, while his official vehicle was snatched on the Kano-Kazaure Expressway.